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Matthew Thomas Marin

also known as Matt Marin, Matthew Marin

About me

Attorney Matthew Marin is a Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer dedicated to defending the rights of those accused of criminal offenses throughout Rhode Island.  After attending law school at Roger Williams Univeristy School of Law in Bristol, RI, Attorney Marin founded the Law Offices of Matthew Marin, Esquire, Inc. which has offices located in both downtown Providence and downtown Newport.



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While Attorney Matthew Marin represents individuals charged with a wide range of criminal offenses from minor misdemeanors to major felonies, Attorney Marin handles a large number of DUI (driving under the influence), domestic violence, and drug charges.  We are available 24/7 to take your call and schedule a no hassle, confidential consultation at one of our coveniently located law offices.


In 2014, Attorney Matthew Marin was named one of the "10 Best" DUI Attorneys in Rhode Island by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys.  To stay on the cutting edge of DUI defense, Attorney Matthew Marin is Member of the National College for DUI Defense and a Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.


To read more about recent developments in the Rhode Island Courts and criminal justice system, visit our criminal defense blog at


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    7 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
    7 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 10%
    7 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

23 total 

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  • Thomas Charles Thomasian

    Attorney Marin is an excellent advocate for his clients. He works tirelessly to ensure his client's needs are always met and handles each case with nothing but the utmost professionalism.


    Thomas Thomasian Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael John Zarrella

    I endorse this lawyer. In my estimation, Matt is the best young criminal defense lawyer in the State of Rhode Island. I have sat with him at trial and watched him destroy State witnesses during cross-examination. You are in great hands if you hire Matt Marin.


    Michael Zarrella Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

37 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI, 02840



RIAuthorized to practice law200810/30/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
10 Best Under 40 Criminal Law Attorneys in Rhode IslandAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
2015 Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015
10 Best DUI Attorneys in Rhode Island for 2015American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Top 10 Under 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
2014 Client's Choice AwardAvvo.com2014
10 Best DUI Attorneys in Rhode Island for 2014American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Ralph Papitto Scholarship AwardRoger Williams University2005
Morton H. Sigel AwardClark University Graduate School of Management2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Rule 9 ProsecutorRhode Island Department of Attorney General2008 - 2008
Intern / AssociateThe Law Offices of S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq., Inc.2007 - 2008
ManagerGager International2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2013 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Rhode Island Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rhode Island State Police Drunk Driving ChargeDUI and Disorderly Conduct Charges DISMISSED; Reckless Driving - 1 Year Probation (no loss of drivers license)
College Student Charged with Possession of MarijuanaPossession of Marijuana Charges DISMISSED
Client Charged with Domestic Vandalism and Domestic Disorderly ConductAll Domestic Violence Charges DISMISSED
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Publication nameTitleDate
JD SupraRhode Island Expungement Law2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Roger Williams University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Rhode IslandBusiness AdministrationM.B.A.2008
Clark UniversityManagementBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Expert Testimony WorkshopExpert Witness Testimony Basics and Trial Experience2015
First Domestic Violence CaseDomestic Violence Defense2011